2021-2022 Winter Break Resources

December 10, 2021

Student Affairs Support

During winter break, on-campus services hours may be limited. Visit the department's website for additional information and updated hours of operation: https://studentaffairs.unc.edu/winter-break-hours/.

The following departments affected will be:

  • Campus Health: Campus Health and CAPS Hours of Operation will vary. Check here for the latest updates. Any time Campus Health or CAPS are closed, patients can receive 24/7 support by calling the main numbers to reach Healthlink or CAPS 24/7.
  • Campus Rec: All facilities are closed from Dec. 10 to Jan. 2.
  • Carolina Dining Services(CDS): Dining halls are closed, but a variety of other on-campus dining locations will be open during limited weekday hours, such as The Beach, which offers The Beach Grille, Chik-Fil-A and other options. Options for local delivery partners and some on-campus operations are also detailed on the CDS website.
  • Carolina Union: Closed to the public over winter break starting Dec. 13 with modified hours starting Jan. 3. The Carolina Together Testing program will continue through Dec. 22 (excluding weekends) in the Art Gallery.
  • Chapel Hill Transit: Check their website for possible route and schedule changes over the break.
  • UNC Student Stores: UNC Student Stores are currently maintaining standard hours, which are 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., during weekdays and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends.

Out & About: Things To Do

Wondering what's there to do during Winer Break while staying on campus? You have lots to choose from!

The Student Affairs Division has created a website page dedicated to several Resources and Events.

In addition, UNC Community Relations has also created a list of upcoming events! Below is a full list of Things To Do:

Safety Reminders

UNC Carolina Ready Safety App

UNC PolicePublic Safety Building
285 Manning Drive
Campus Box #1600
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Phone: 919-962-8100 (for emergency, dial 911)
  • Web site: https://police.unc.edu/


For the most recently updated Winter Break Transportation news, please visit the UNC Parking & Transportation web site by clicking here 

And, here are some quick references for your transportation needs:

All transit agencies will have service adjustments for Winter Break. Use the links below to stay connected with transit news.

Mail & Package Centers Hours

Baity Hill Package Center will be closed Thursday, December 23 through Sunday, January 2. Normal operating hours will resume Monday, January 3.

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